As the federal government investigates whether it should take away Minnesota’s authority to regulate industry, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it has put most mining permit activities “on pause.”
Efforts to restore wild rice in the St. Louis River estuary face potential challenges from carp, Canada geese, and sulfate pollution from upstream taconite mines.
With “Luminaries of the Bog,” Agate launches a new series of Paul Gruchow writings to include unpublished works.
As a graduate student, Deborah Swackhamer made important discoveries about toxic chemicals polluting the Great Lakes; as a researcher she endured a grueling industry investigation; as a public scientist she showed how to make Minnesota’s lakes and rivers cleaner. In retirement she continues her lifelong quest to improve water quality.
Poets and visual artists contemplate Lake Superior.
There is no closed season for pursuing rocks.
How an arts-based underwater photography program functions as a platform for student driven scientific inquiry (or) Thirty years after hearing a B-side Iron Maiden song, I finally get it.
Hungry deer have changed Minnesota’s landscape dramatically, making it difficult to preserve or restore the original northwoods.
A critic of the proposed PolyMet mine in Minnesota compares the project to the Flambeau mine, which operated in Wisconsin in the 1990s.
A poem and photos to celebrate a winter storm.